Spotting A Brand New Corvette C8 In The Wild Is A Sight For Sore Eyes

As more examples of the new generation Chevrolet Corvette arrive at dealers, we get more chances of seeing them in their natural habitat.

This one, for example, was seen at Connell Chevrolet, south of Los Angeles, as it was being driven outside the building, surrounded by a small crowd who wanted to immortalize the moment.

In between being carefully maneuvered around obstacles, with an open top view of the sky above, it revved its V8 and put its nose lift system to use.

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This technology can be engaged at speeds of up to 24 mph (39 km/h) and can lift the front end of the car by 1.6 inches (40 mm), making sure speed bumps or other obstacles in the road will not damage the apron. More importantly, the system is capable of doing the task automatically, should the driver store a location in the GPS; and with 1,000 possible entries, it will keep that front end unscratched for a long time.

Thanks to the sub-$60,000 starting price, good looks and 6.2-liter, naturally aspirated V8 right behind the driver and passenger, the new Corvette C8 is expected to become a best seller in the class. Dealers are already having a hard time keeping up with demand, which is understandable, given that the Stingray is capable of accelerating to 60 mph (96 km/h) in under three seconds with the Z51 Performance Package that adds 5 hp and 5 lb-ft (7 Nm) of torque to the output, raising it to 495 hp and 470 lb-ft (637 Nm).

 

  • CGi, seen it before.

  • Adilos Nave

    Driver fits stereotype. Check.

    • MayTheBestCarWin05

      yea…typically old people are the ones who have the money to buy any car that costs $60k plus.

      • Super Rob

        You reach an age where you can afford this, but then your knees don’t let you climb down into one.

        • MayTheBestCarWin05

          😂😂😂 good one Rob

        • TruthSlayer

          I would have ZERO problem getting on my knees for this and I am 32.

          • Super Rob

            I would not be able to get back up off my knees. But this new Corvette does look amazing.

    • dumblikeyou2

      No offense, but you look like the driver, yourself.

  • WalthamDan

    Sweet ride. My favorite Vette color too.

  • Super Rob

    I like it.

  • GobbleUp

    Sounds ok, but not great. Kinda disappointing.

  • Hiluin

    Best color for the C8 imo

  • LJ

    Just needs the Grand Sport stripes.

  • Kagan

    One of the less prettiest supercars but good for its price.

    I can easily make it nicer, by changing headlights and the arrow front.

  • john1168

    Looks great in that blue color.

  • Ben

    This is actually a good color. I hope their yellow has some punch to it. I don’t like yellows with a white undertone to them.

  • Ebrahim Saadawi

    CGI

    • brn

      That is the only explanation.

  • FFEMT6

    That car, especially in that color looks amazing, at any cost. Can’t wait until they put the Cadillac Blackwing engine in it. Hoping they do anyway. That engine makes the CT6-V a beast.

    • MarketAndChurch

      Can’t wait for Cadillac to get their own version of the Corvette.

      • SteersUright

        Now that would be awesome news!

      • pixel8or

        Again? 🙂

    • Exotics

      Hahaha. Engines

  • Craig

    GREAT!! I’ve got 5 years to go!

  • SteersUright

    How the heck do dealers have these already? Its no beauty, but a hell of a lot of car for the money. Redo the back 3rd of the car, replace the hideous wheels, and redesign the terrible looking LED daytime light-strips in the headlights, and you’ll have a much, much improved looking sports car.
    Also, the color palette needs a complete overhaul. None of the colors on offer make the car pop, or look beautiful. They should’ve called Audi S & RS design folk and asked for help on the finishing details of this car.

  • SteersUright

    I’d love to see a lightweight special edition.

  • Drewesus

    WHAT?!?!?! A guy with tattoos up and down his arms is driving a Corvette?!?!?

  • Kaaaarrrrrrrrl

    Those wheels are horrendous

    • Danny Boy

      OMG exactly what I was thinking! Cheesy as ….

  • Astonman

    This car has an option that is standard where if you pull both shift levers back at the same time, It puts the transmission into neutral so you can rev the engines. It was one of the thing that the GM guys thought would be cool to have and I have to agree.

    • db

      That’s a cool idea, I bet that comes in handy at times (like this).

  • john1168

    Does anyone know if this is the car that crashed recently in California?

  • Ross

    Yes, I’m guessing this is the one that was wrecked.

  • Exotics

    Can’t wait to see Tesla’s embarrass these things

    • Diego

      haha, you mean around corners or just in straight ones as usual for whales?

      • Not paying attention I see. With the extremely low center of gravity, Tesla’s are also some of the best handling cars on the road, and these are sedans. Just wait until the roadster comes out.

  • PB0000

    Elon, is that you?

  • Mike Sinyaboot ©

    Hahaha. I prefer your other novelty/troll account, 2PacOfCarscoop, but this is still pretty good. Nice work.

  • Adam

    Is that the same electric vehicle that’s charged by electricity supplied by a coal fired power station?

  • I’ve waited and waited and waited to pass judgement until I could have a good look, and… I don’t like it. The rear end is just off… It’s very boxy from the back. Too much obvious and visible plastic. It’s very 90’s in looks. The price is great, and I’m sure the performance will be good, but it just doesn’t look good to me. And it gives me the impression that it’s going to fishtail like crazy.

  • Knotmyrealname

    Who still thinks the McLaren GT doesn’t look as good as this?

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